Rain Dance - Annual Fiesta - Zia Pueblo

Velino Shije Herrera (Ma-Pe-Wi), Zia Pueblo / American, 1902 - 1973, Zia Pueblo (Tsia), Southwest

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about 1927

Opaque watercolor on tan wove (Canson & Montgolfier) paper mounted on cardboard

Sheet: 18 7/8 × 24 11/16 in. (48 × 62.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

W.935.1.80

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Native American

Watercolor

Native American: Southwest

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right: MA-PE-WI; Watermark: impressed along lower edge of paper: CANSON MI-TIENTES VIDALON ANN..

Course History

WRIT 7 , Religion and Literature: Re-visioning the Natural, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2015

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

NAS 30.1, ARTH 17, Modern Native American Art History, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013

Exhibition History

The Arts of Native America: Studio Painting, Dartmouth College Museum & Galleries, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 8-June 3, 1979.

Survival/Art/History: American Indian Collections from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, no. 27, November 18, 2000-September 6, 2001.

Native American Studio School Watercolors, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October--December, 2010.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Images of the West: Selections from the Permanent Collection, MALS 190, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), July 15 - August 28, 1994.

Exhibition of American Indian Painting and Crafts of the Southwest, 1915-1940, Taylor Hall, Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York, no. 72, February 1941.

Publication History

Exhibition of American Indian Painting and Crafts of the Southwest, 1915-1940, Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1941, no. 73.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 25, 154, 157, 265, ill. p. 155, no. 47.

Provenance

The artist; to the Spanish and Indian Trading Post, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1927; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), March 28, 1927; given to present collection, 1935.

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